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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ401-404>407-409>413-417-TXZ418>424-311345-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WE WILL SEE NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAINFALL
TOTALS COULD APPROACH ONE INCH BY THIS EVENING. FLOODING IS NOT A
THREAT SINCE THE RAIN WILL FALL AT A TENTH OF AN INCH AN HOUR BUT
FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THE RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING
HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WE WILL CONTINUE TO SEE A CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS ON SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT. FOR SUNDAY WE WILL SEE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR MORE
RAIN.  THE REST OF NEXT WEEK LOOKS DRY AND WARMER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ402-403-408-311345-
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WE WILL SEE NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.
ABOVE 7000 FEET WE WILL SEE SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 6 INCHES OR MORE
TODAY WITH MORE SNOW TONIGHT. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND
DANGEROUS TO DRIVE ON LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WE WILL CONTINUE TO SEE A CHANCE FOR SNOW SHOWERS ON SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY SATURDAY NIGHT. WE WILL SEE
DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER FOR NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ414>416-311345-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
638 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WE WILL SEE NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.
SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 6 INCHES OR MORE WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY WITH
MORE SNOW TONIGHT. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND DANGEROUS TO
DRIVE ON LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WE WILL CONTINUE TO SEE A CHANCE FOR SNOW SHOWERS ON SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY SATURDAY NIGHT. WE WILL SEE
DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER FOR NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
925 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-311230-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
925 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN
NORTHERN ARIZONA.

A SNOW ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WINDOW ROCK AREA THROUGH 5 PM
SATURDAY. A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WHITE
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8500 FEET THROUGH 5 PM SATURDAY. SEE TEXT PRODUCT
PHXWSWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

SNOW LEVEL PROJECTIONS FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA:
6000 FEET ACROSS THE NAVAJO NATION.

ELSEWHERE AT AND ABOVE 8500 FEET THROUGH SUNSET FRIDAY AND THEN
LOWER TO AROUND 7000 TO 7500 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE SATURDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCES FOR
PRECIPITATION ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

DRY WEATHER RETURNS STARTING SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
517 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>540-311300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
517 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM. SIGNIFICANT AND HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN WHILE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
IS EXPECTED AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY WET SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS MAY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOF
TOPS...ESPECIALLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET WHERE GREATER THAN
A FOOT OF SNOW IS LIKELY. TREE LIMBS MAY BREAK AND POWER LINES
MAY BE DOWN DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW. EXPECT WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
358 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-311000-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
358 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015 /258 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUADALUPE PASS THROUGH 11
AM MST FOR SUSTAINED EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH.

PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS A MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW IN THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS, ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING.  THEREFORE, A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT THERE THROUGH TODAY AS UP TO 2 TO 4
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION COULD OCCUR.

A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF
THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS TODAY, MAINLY NORTH OF A CARLSBAD
TO HOBBS LINE. LESS THAN AN INCH OF SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED TO
ACCUMULATE IN THESE AREAS.

FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE ONE OF THE MAIN CONCERNS OVER
THE REST OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT
AS PERSISTENT MODERATE, AND AT TIMES LOCALLY HEAVY, RAINFALL WILL
RESULT IN RAINFALL TOTALS NEAR ONE INCH IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY



ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH IF
INTERSTATE 10 SATURDAY.  SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED, BUT A FEW
COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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